DIY Ice Cream Party! No Machine Needed

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Hello, everyone! I thought I’d check in and share one last quick summer dessert recipe. As you may have seen on the news, we just had a pretty big hurricane here in Houston, Texas, but we were lucky to get through it relatively unscathed. We had a wee bit of water come up through the floor in one area of our living room, but it could have been worse. Much worse.  The end of August always sneaks up on me,[Read more]

Valentine’s Day Toffee

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Good afternoon, friends! Today I have for you a quick and easy treat that is sure to make your significant other randy, if you know what I mean. 😉 If you’re a Pinterest addict like me then you may already be familiar with what is affectionately known as “Christmas Crack.” This version is just as addicting, but it’s been given a makeover specifically for Valentine’s Day. 🙂 Just imagine it, if you will: A saltine cracker base, topped with warm homemade toffee,[Read more]

Quick Candy Cane Fudge

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Okay guys, this is it. My last recipe before Christmas. We made it! This candy cane fudge happens to be the fastest and easiest of everything I’ve posted so far, so it’s perfect for anyone looking for something to make at the last minute. It’s literally about fifteen minutes of your time. All you have to do is melt the white chocolate with some condensed milk and butter, fold in some chopped candy cane pieces, then pour it into a lined 8×8[Read more]

Maine Needhams

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My mother emailed me the other day and was like, “You need to make your Great Grandmother Roy’s Needhams. They’re a Maine tradition!” My first thought was, “Whaaaaat?” But then she stipulated not to use Russet potatoes and I was like, “Oh, right” because I remembered her baking fail from years earlier. 😛 Needhams!   What are these beautifully shiny candies, you ask? Well, they are essentially homemade Mounds bars. Sweet, flaky coconut dipped in your chocolate of choice. I was never[Read more]